7 December 2012 1:47 PM, PST | The Playlist | See recent The Playlist news »

So why is Disney prepping a sequel to a movie that even Walt Disney Animation Studios' chief technical officer Andy Hendrickson said "isn't very good"? Well, they've got about $1,024,299,904 reasons. That's how much "Alice In Wonderland" took worldwide in 2010 to make it one of the highest grossing films of all time (it's still #12 on the all time grossing worldwide list ahead of "The Dark Knight"). So this was really a matter of procedure because let's face it, you don't leave a cash cow like that lying around, so yes, a sequel is on the way. The studio has tasked veteran writer Linda Woolverton -- the scribe behind "Beauty and the Beast," "The Lion King," "Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey" and "Maleficent" -- to write the follow-up. Of course, there are no details except that it will follow "Alice fleeing real-world pressures by returning to »

- Kevin Jagernauth

Report a problem

Similar News Items

The Dark Knight (2008)
Alice in Wonderland (2010/I)
Beauty and the Beast (1991)

IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.

See our NewsDesk partners